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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A collaborative beer produced by Terrapin Beer Co. and Cigar City Brewing, two innovative breweries in the deep South. We decided to make a beer that will bring to mind a Southern staple, pecan pie. Pecans were first introduced to colonists by the Algonquin Indians. They referred to the nut as pakan or paccan, which means "a nut so hard that is ha to be cracked with a stone." The two breweries agreed that a malty, dark lager would be a great canvas for such a Southern tradition, graciously slathering heaps of Munich malt and other specialty grains to emulate a portrait of Southern hospitality, the likes of which could conquer any sweet tooth.

And just a reminder, it’s pronounced puh-CON, not PEE-can!

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3.4
jtclockwork (17654) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle at RBWG grand tasting. Pours dark brown with white head. Nose and taste of vanilla bean, pecan, cinnamon, nuts and lots of booze, Medium body. A bit too boozy, but decent. Not sure if I could drink more than five or six ounces though.

1
crossovert (14152) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2014
750ml bottle. Amber pour. Smell is puffed wheat cereal. Flavor is sickly sweet candy corn. Failure.

3.5
deyholla (12590) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle thanks to a trade! Pours a clear dark brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of pecans with backing notes of molasses with a bit of vanilla. Flavor has more molasses and vanilla that combine with a pecan and earthy grain note.

3.7
hopscotch (11451) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2015
(Rating #9,900) Bottle... Pours clear, very dark and deeply crimson. The nose offers chocolate with subtle, but distinct notes of toasted pecans. Full-bodied and creamy with laid-back carbonation. The flavor presents notes of milk chocolate and creamy mocha that are nearly overrun by a biting level of alcohol. Finishes boozy and hot. Bottle courtesy of Otakuden!

3.6
alexsdad06 (11242) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2014
750 ml bottle at RBWG grand tasting. Pours a nut brown color with slight reddish highlights and a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have a nice pecan nuttiness, caramel, lightly toasted, earth, cinnamon, mild vanilla and some of the alcohol shows.

4
daknole (11048) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Clear brown pour, light head. Flavors of maple syrup, pecans, crust, light roast, some lactose notes. Very good stuff!

3.6
phaleslu (10907) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle at the Grand Tasting of RBWG. Pours a clear chestnut with a beige ring for a head. Notes of pecan, toasted malts, brown sugar, toffee, leaves, and earth. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet mouthfeel. Pretty good.

4.4
onceblind (10905) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 17, 2014
Opaque dark deep brown with a thin light khaki foamy head. The nose is subtle but very nice with vanilla nuttiness and a bit of vanilla bean ice cream with a dose of milk chocolate. The flavor is sublime with a deep complexity with nutty pecans, earthy caramel, loads of vanilla bean ice cream, and some chocolate nougat. Wodnerful and fun.

2.8
cubs (10742) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle @ Steve_0, thanks doodler! Pours a clear reddish brown appearance with a brown head. Caramel, cardboard / oxidized, earthy, brown sugar aroma. Thick body. Syrupy / maple, toffee, thick sugary flavor. Finishes thick and sugary. Not my thing.


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